[erlang-bugs] Can't connect to smtp.gmail.com via SSL in R14

Ingela Anderton Andin <>
Fri Aug 20 16:05:42 CEST 2010


Hi!

I have been looking into this and I have all reasons to belive
this is the same problem as reported  by: [erlang-bugs] Fix 
crypto:rc4_encrypt_with_state/2 (Gmail SSL issue)

Regards Ingela Erlang/OTP team - Ericsson AB

Ingela Anderton Andin wrote:
> Hi!
>
> Thank you for reporting this we will look further into this, I managed 
> to repeat it from home but
> currently I can not do it from work due to our firewall.  A work 
> around for the moment would
> be to use {ssl_impl, old}.
>
> Regards Ingela Erlang/OTP team - Ericsson AB
>
> Andrew Thompson wrote:
>> So, when I try to connect to the SSL SMTP socket for gmail, I get this
>> failure:
>>
>> Erlang R14B (erts-5.8.1) [source] [64-bit] [smp:4:4] [rq:4]
>> [async-threads:0] [hipe] [kernel-poll:false]
>>
>> Eshell V5.8.1  (abort with ^G)
>> 1> application:start(crypto).
>> ok
>> 2> application:start(public_key).
>> ok
>> 3> application:start(ssl).
>> ok
>> 4> ssl:connect("smtp.gmail.com", 465, []).
>> {ok,{sslsocket,new_ssl,<0.51.0>}}
>> 5> =ERROR REPORT==== 13-Aug-2010::13:27:09 ===
>> SSL: decipher_error: ./ssl_record.erl:648:Fatal error: bad record mac
>> flush().
>> Shell got {#Ref<0.0.0.59>,{error,"bad record mac"}}
>> ok
>>
>>
>> This happens with the R14A release, with the latest github/dev AND the
>> latest github/pu branches on OSX.
>> It doesn't happen on R13b02 on another machine, there it works as
>> expected. It should be pretty easy to reproduce without further
>> information.
>>
>> Andrew
>>
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